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Volume 5, Number 15, January 10, 2000

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#### Mathematics Terms

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look up the underlined word in a dictionary or math glossary.

**1.
Which of the following is an example of an **__integer__?

a. half of any
odd number

b. $25.32

c. 1/10

d. 82

**2.
Which of the following are **__congruent__?

a. two index
cards: They are the same shape and size.One is white; one is blue.

b. any two objects that
touch each other

c. a red cone and a red
cube

d. two squares: One is
exactly twice the size of the other.

**3.
Which of the following is an **__extrapolation__?

a. I own half
of a business that made 10 million dollars so I get 5 million dollars.

b. There are too many
objects in the box. We are removing some of them until we reach the
correct amount.

c. Every year my
business makes twice as much money as the year before. The business
made $4000 in 1999 so I expect it to make $8000 in 2000.

d. We will put the box
on a scale in order to weigh it. Then we’ll subtract ten
pounds because the scale always reads ten pounds too high.

**4. In
3**^{4} = 3 X 3 X 3 X 3 = 81, which is the __exponent__?

a. 3

b. 4

c. 81

d. X

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